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Firefighter falls from aerial truck, another stuck in hole

The firefighters narrowly escaped injury while battling a fast-moving blaze

By FireRescue1 Staff

PITTSBURGH — Two Pittsburgh firefighters narrowly escaped injury while fighting a fast-moving blaze.

One of the firefighters fell from an aerial truck while another firefighter slipped and went through a hole that was in the first floor of the burning home, according to WPXI.

The firefighter that was stuck in the hole was able to self-rescue.

Neither of the firefighters were hurt and were able to escape to safety as the fire was reported to have engulfed the entire home in seconds.

The owner of the home was not inside during the fire. The cause of the fire Is under investigation.




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Tom Kelly Tom Kelly Wednesday, December 05, 2012 3:17:22 PM Another near miss..............

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